Jamaica poised to become major location for medical cannabis investment ­— Shaw

Jamaica poised to become major location for medical cannabis investment ­— Shaw

Audley Shaw’s current trip to Canada has paved the way for Jamaica to play a leading role in the rapidly growing medical cannabis industry, according to the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. Shaw met with representatives from the Canadian Government and the Province of Ontario, as well as numerous companies and investors who […]

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Bearish Bets Against Global Marijuana Boom Increase to Record

Bearish Bets Against Global Marijuana Boom Increase to Record

The pool of bearish wagers on a pot bust in increasing. The total value of short positions in global marijuana-related stocks has climbed to a record approaching $2.1 billion, according to Sam Pierson, an analyst at IHS Markit in Boston. Short sellers have increased their positions amid concern that the sector is overvalued, and it’s […]

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Illinois Senate Votes To Allow Kids To Take Medical Marijuana At School

Illinois Senate Votes To Allow Kids To Take Medical Marijuana At School

While there are 29 states with medical marijuana, only four currently allow students to take it on school property. Last week, the Illinois Senate voted 50-2 to allow students who qualify for the state’s medical cannabis program to consume cannabis-based medications on school property. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner now has 60 days to either sign […]

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La ministre Charlebois invite Hydropothicaire «à réfléchir»

La ministre Charlebois invite Hydropothicaire «à réfléchir»

La ministre déléguée à la Santé publique, Lucie Charlebois, invite les producteurs de cannabis comme Hydropothicaire à y penser à deux fois avant de commanditer des événements comme un tournoi de golf-bénéfice. «J’invite ce producteur-là à réfléchir à ce qu’il est en train de faire. […] Je les invite à repenser à leur commandite», a […]

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Scott Dicken: Could legal marijuana solve WV's teacher and budget woes? | Op-Ed Commentaries

Scott Dicken: Could legal marijuana solve WV’s teacher and budget woes? | Op-Ed Commentaries

The 5 percent pay raise returned teachers and students to the classroom after a nearly two-week work stoppage, but the teachers’ most prominent concern continues to lack a permanent solution. “Even after receiving this raise, our pay will still be one of the lowest in the nation. State lawmakers have yet to provide a direct […]

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Aurora and Namaste to Complete Strategic Private-Label Software and Patient Referral Agreements

TSX: ACB      CSE: N EDMONTON and VANCOUVER, Jan. 2, 2018 /CNW/ – Aurora Cannabis Inc. (the “Company” or “Aurora”) (TSX: ACB) (OTCQX: ACBFF) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM) and Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste”) (CSE: N) (FRANKFURT: M5BQ) (OTCMKTS: NXTTF) today announced the signing of a binding term sheet towards a final Private-Label Software Agreement (“Private Label Agreement”), whereby […]

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Southern gets heads up for medical pot farm

Southern gets heads up for medical pot farm

NBC News Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. NBC News BATON ROUGE, La. – Southern University Friday received a green light to move forward with its medical marijuana program. The Southern University Board of Supervisors approved a contract with Advanced Biomedics, LLC during […]

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Edmonton schools feeling prepared for legalized marijuana

Edmonton schools say provincial law that prohibits cannabis use at schools will make the implications of legalization clear at schools. Getty Images Alberta schools need not fear legalized marijuana — those in charge just need to think of it like booze, says a lawyer helping school boards prepare for the change. With the federal government […]

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